Press Releases

September 18, 2019 Press Release
Phillips: “I cannot believe we live in a country in which parents have to consider buying their children bulletproof backpacks to go to school.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) participated in the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force’s hearing on the impact of gun violence on children.

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Fresh off a 28-12 drubbing of the Atlanta Falcons, the Minnesota Vikings will travel Sunday to the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field for their 118th meeting with the typically overrated Green Bay

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) introduced the No PAC Act. The bill would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit members of Congress and those running for a U.S. House or Senate seat from accepting contributions from a political action committee, other than that of the given candidate.

September 9, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN – Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) kicked off the Congressional App Challenge in Minnesota’s Third Congressional District as students across Minnesota headed back to school last week.

August 28, 2019 Press Release
Grant Will Develop Affordable Housing and Expand Economic Opportunity For Low- and Moderate Income Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Representative Dean Phillips (D-MN 3) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is investing more than $250,000 to Eden Prairie to develop affordable housing and economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income families.

August 23, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dean Phillips of Minnesota delivered the Weekly Democratic Address.  In this week’s address, the Congressman highlighted progress House Democrats have made For The People, including the passage of H.R.

August 19, 2019 Press Release
More than 53,000 Minnesotans rely on services from Planned Parenthood and other reproductive providers that are funded by Title X

MINNETONKA, MN – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) issued the following statement on Planned Parenthood being forced out of Title X funding by the Trump Administration. The White House’s gag rule denies this crucial funding to organizations that refer their patients to safe and legal abortion options.

August 15, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN  – Today, Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to Israel denying entry to Reps. Ilhan Omar (MN-05) and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13).

August 4, 2019 Press Release

MINNETONKA, MN - Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) released the following statement after domestic terrorist attacks in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH killed 29 and wounded dozens more in less than 24 hours this weekend: